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Google says new Nest cameras will launch this year

Google has said the range of Nest cameras will be expanded in 2021, saying “Nest will keep investing in new innovations” and that we will see a “new lineup of security cameras for 2021.” This news comes after the Nest Cam IQ Outdoor has stopped being available. So far Google is selling the Nest Cam IQ Indoor version as well as the Nest Cam Indoor and the Nest Cam Outdoor, […]

Google Cloud Print is being shut down tomorow

Last November, we reported that Google is planning on shutting down Cloud Print on the first day of 2021. The service has been around since 2010 and it has been a very convenient (and free) way to print remotely as well as view print jobs online and 2017, Google Cloud Print was the only way to print from Chrome OS. Google Cloud Print will be deprecated in December 2020. Before […]

Here is what caused the Google outage last week

Last Monday, Google had a large scale outage which seemed to have affected nearly all of its services. Multiple issues started at 3:47 am PT / 11:47am BST and affected Workplace apps, Gmail and YouTube as well as other services. However the issue was to do with how Google authenticates its users. Google was in the middle of migrating some of the User ID service to a new storage solution […]

New Google Chromecast will get Apple TV app next year

The brand new Chromecast with Google TV was launched recently and one of the main apps missing from it was Apple TV and now Google has announced that it’ll come in 2021 bringing Apple TV+ original shows, iTunes purchases, Apple TV channels and more. The app will be coming in 2021 with no hard date set from Google, but once launching on Chromecast with Google TV it’ll then be available […]

YouTube and other Google services down (Fixed)

This morning, a handful of Google’s services including YouTube, Google Analytics and Gmail are down and the outage looks to be affecting everyone worldwide. No information from Google has yet been provided, but we’ll be sure to update this post once the services have restored. Update 12:26 BST: It seems to be Google’s Authentication servers causing the issue, according to Rene Ritchie on Twitter, if you log out you can visit YouTube […]

Apple Music is now available on Google Nest speakers and displays

Today Google announced that Apple Music is now coming to its range of Google Nest speakers and displays in the US, UK, France, Germany and Japan only at this stage, it is unclear if there is plans to bring it to more countries down the line. Apple Music will be available on the newer models Google makes, the Nest Audio, Nest Hub Max and Nest Mini to name a few. Users […]

Google TV app is not showing Netflix content anymore

Google TV which is the company’s new app on Android and the new Chromecast is designed as a one stop shop for looking for new shows, films to watch as well a keeping track of current shows you’re watching across multiple different services. However when the app launched recently, it was surprising as it had access to Netflix content which is something the company is famously not happy in partaking […]

YouTube on Android TV now supports 8K video playback

YouTube itself has supported the 8K resolution about five years ago and we’re now starting to see some 8K TV hit the market, and to meet that demand, YouTube has updated its app on Android TV to support 8K, up until now standard Android TV boxes have been capped at a maximum of 4K. The new version is 2.12.08 and according to Android Police, it is rolling out slowly. Android 10 is […]

Waze is testing support for CarPlay Dashboard

Apple added the CarPlay dashboard last year with iOS 13 and so far, only Apple Maps and Google Maps support it, and Google only added it a few months ago. Now popular maps app Waze is testing support to it, according to users in the beta testing process. The Verge also reported the news, and as the feature hasn’t been officially announced yet, information is limited but it looks like it […]

Even though Windows 7 isn’t supported anymore, Google has had to extend Chrome support for now

Official support for Windows 7 ended back in January this year and at that time, Google said that Chrome would be supported until 2021 but due to this year and its conditions, Google has had to extend the support until 2022 because whatever upgrade plans companies had have been on pause. Google has spoken to some enterprise customers and the upgrade plan from Windows 7 to Windows 10 hasn’t been […]